Manager as Coach: Developing Employees for Success Now and in the Future

November 13, 2018 and March 14, 2019
9:00 am
West Campus, 7509 Forsyth Blvd Ste 001, Clayton, MO 63105
Dates Offered Time Location
November 13, 2018 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. West Campus Training Room B
March 14, 2019 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. West Campus Training Room B

Organizations that cultivate a coaching culture are shown to have more engaged employees and higher levels of team and individual performance. The most successful managers and leaders have the qualities of a great coach. They are committed to developing their teams and providing opportunities for their staff to grow and achieve more.

Are you wondering how you would balance managing the business while developing your people?  Even better, would you like to know how to do it while improving business results?

One of the ways to support this is by further developing your skills so that you can take a coaching approach to your management style that fosters a climate of communication and collaboration. Coaching is a highly visible and positive demonstration of your commitment to ongoing personal development and performance improvement. Developing these coaching skills will significantly improve your performance as well as positively impact the performance of your direct and indirect reports. Leaders who use coaching skills can improve morale, retain their key people, provide better customer service in their organizations, and experience higher productivity overall.

Course Objectives
Participants will:

  • Understand employee development is an organizational imperative
  • Identify who is responsible for employee development and discover the benefits
  • Learn a common language for coaching and developing others
  • Learn how to deliver ‘on the job’ coaching within your management area
  • Learn a model of coaching for maximum effectiveness
  • Know how to proactively support the adoption of a coaching culture
  • Know how to conduct 1-to-1 coaching sessions to further develop your direct reports

Competencies: Coaching, Developing others, Inspiring others, Performance Improvement

Audience: Washington University Directors, Managers, Supervisors.  Must have at least one direct report that is a WU employee (not students)

Facilitator: Carla D. Bailey, Sr. Manager, Learning and Organizational Development

Registration Fee: There is no fee for this workshop.

No-Show and Late Cancellation Fees:  There will be a charge equal to the registration fee to cover the cost of materials for no-shows and late cancellations (less than 5 business days prior to class).  For classes with no registration fee, this charge is $50.

West Campus, West Building
7509 Forsyth Blvd., Suite 001
Human Resources Learning & Development Center
Training Room B, Lower Level
Commute options to West Campus

Contact Shirley Ikemeier

All programs are subject to change.

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